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BOND, CHRISTOPHER S, Republican Party
Missouri

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $5,404.39

Average cost per trip - $1,351.10
Total number of days spent traveling - 10 days
Rank of representative - 492 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Kansas City Chamber of Commerce
Dates - May 28, 2003 - May 30, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Kansas City, KS

Purpose - Review Science, Housing, Transportation and economic development issues and projects important to the Kansas City area. Kansas City, MO - Kansas City, KS
Notes - Other costs not specified. Actual reimbursement.

Travel Cost - $401.77
Lodging Cost - $301.11
Meal Cost - $192.86
Other Cost - $44.11
Total Cost - $939.85

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Institute of Defense and Strategic Sciences, Singapore
Dates - January 3, 2003 - January 5, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Singapore

Purpose - Travel in connection with the official duties of Senate member.
Notes - Disclosure for spouse Linda Bond. Good faith estimate.

Travel Cost - $2,600.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,630.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - St. Louis Agribusiness Club
Dates - August 17, 2003 - August 18, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Louis, MO

Purpose - Review Science, Agricultural and transportation issues important to the Agribusiness Club members
Notes - Disclosure for Christopher S. Bond.

Travel Cost - $18.50
Lodging Cost - $171.00
Meal Cost - $95.04
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $284.54

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Farm Bureau Federation.
Dates - January 11, 2004 - January 12, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Honolulu, HI

Purpose - Received Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award given at the Farm Bureau Convention.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,375.00
Lodging Cost - $125.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,550.00

Additional family members - No

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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

Recent Posts

  • 01.22.15

    Free Community College for All

    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

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  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.